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    Iraq Military 1997

      Military branches Army, Republican Guard and Special Republican Guard, Navy, Air Force,Air Defense Force, Border Guard Force, Internal Security Forces

      Military manpower - military age 18 years of age

      Military manpower - availability
      males age 15-49: 5,039,332 (1997 est.)

      Military manpower - fit for military service
      males : 2,825,888 (1997 est.)

      Military manpower - reaching military age annually
      males: 246,404 (1997 est.)

      Military expenditures - dollar figure $NA

      Military expenditures - percent of GDP NA%

      Disputes - international Iran and Iraq restored diplomatic relations in 1990 but are still tryingto work out written agreements settling outstanding disputes from their eight-yearwar concerning border demarcation, prisoners-of-war, and freedom of navigationand sovereignty over the Shatt al Arab waterway; in November 1994, Iraq formallyaccepted the UN-demarcated border with Kuwait which had been spelled out inSecurity Council Resolutions 687 (1991), 773 (1993), and 883 (1993); thisformally ends earlier claims to Kuwait and to Bubiyan and Warbah islands;dispute over water development plans by Turkey for the Tigris and EuphratesRivers

      NOTE: The information regarding Iraq on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Iraq Military 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Iraq Military 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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